Quasimodo

noun
Qua·si·mo·do | \ ˌkwä-si-ˈmō-(ˌ)dō , ˌkwä-zi- \

Definition of Quasimodo 

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Quasimodo

biographical name
Qua·si·mo·do | \ kwä-ˈzē-mə-ˌdō \

Definition of Quasimodo (Entry 2 of 2)

Salvatore \ˌsäl-vä-ˈtō-(ˌ)rā \ 1901–1968 Italian poet and critic

First Known Use of Quasimodo

Noun

1607, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Quasimodo

Noun

Medieval Latin quasi modo geniti infantes as newborn babes (words of the introit for Low Sunday)

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